Photographed “Red Roses, Green Gold” for the New York Times

© 2017 Emon Hassan

While the jukebox musical has a cartoonish plot, songs like “Friend of the Devil” and “Box of Rain” work smartly on stage.

Source: Review: ‘Red Roses, Green Gold’ Brings Back the Grateful Dead – The New York Times

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© 2017 Emon Hassan / Generation BMX

A short Bob Osborn video and a peek inside my copy of his new photobook “The Cowboys of Central Montana: 50 Portraits.”

Source: Bob Osborn’s “The Cowboys of Central Montana: 50 Portraits” Photobook — Generation BMX

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Photographed “Knives in Hens” at 59e59 for The New York TimesDavid Harrower’s remarkable play, depicting a romantic triangle in a desolate, premodern world, finally receives its New York premiere.

Source: Review: ‘Knives in Hens,’ a Wondrous Drama of the Lust for Language – The New York Times

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© 2017 Emon Hassan

Photographed “The Exterminating Angel” at the Metropolitan Opera.The composer Thomas Adès’s audacious new opera based on Luis Buñuel’s surreal 1962 film “The Exterminating Angel” triumphed at the Metropolitan Opera.

Source: Review: If You See One Opera This Year, Make It ‘The Exterminating Angel’ – The New York Times

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Photographed this play at NYU Skirball for The New York Times.

© 2017 Emon Hassan

Works from the Belarus Free Theater and the Freedom Theater explore the drama of confronting authority.

Source: Bodies in Pain, Protest and Resistance – The New York Times

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On assignment, for The New York Times Theater

Source: Review: ‘{my lingerie play},’ a Glitter-Dusted, Song-Filled Call for Liberation – The New York Times

Copyright 2017 Emon Hassan

Diana Oh’s rambunctious show is more a concert with storytelling than a play, but that doesn’t make it any less heartfelt, joyous or necessary

 

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On assignment, for The New York Times Metro

Source: New York’s Response to Puerto Rico Devastation: ‘It’s Personal for Us’ – The New York Times

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An outpouring of relief efforts in New York after Hurricane Maria reflects a bond to the island that has stretched over decades.

 

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Beckett in the City, on assignment for The New York Times.

Source: Review: Beckett’s Absurdist House of Horrors, in Hell’s Kitchen – The New York Times

©opyright 2017 Emon Hassan

“Beckett in the City: The Women Speak” powerfully articulates a theme of powerlessness in four short plays staged at a secret location near the Irish Arts Center.

 

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